Fallen Patriots Celebrates Women's History Month

Women’s History Month celebrates the work of women who have come before us.  Originally starting as a grassroots campaign in schools to address the need for historical female figures to be incorporated into the curriculum, it became a National Observance 10 years later.  Women’s History Month is a time to celebrate and bring to light stories of powerful women like Lieutenant Colonel Jeanne Elise Hutchison in hopes of inspiring young women.

How to Make It Through the Busy Days of College

College is stressful!  Between group projects and essays, it can feel like you must be a marathon runner just to keep up.  That’s why we want to provide you with these tips and tricks that will help you conquer your day like a pro.

Student Spotlight: Sheridan Skurupey

Air National Guard Technical Sergeant Gregory Skurupey died in a plane crash leaving behind his wife and two children.  For his daughter, Sheridan, the biggest challenge has been growing up without her dad.

Creating a Daily Study Routine

Organization is the key to making everyday a successful one, especially in college.  One of the best ways to stay organized is by creating a daily study routine based on your current habits and where you’d like to be by the end of the semester.  While every student’s needs and focus areas are different, we’ve compiled a list of do’s and don’ts for creating a daily study plan.

Student Spotlight: Andrew Mitts

To say that Charles Mitts strongly influenced his young son, Andrew, would be an understatement. Charles was serving in the Army when he lost his life in a helicopter crash. Never one to give up, his father’s service spurred Andrew to also pursue a career in the military.

Dr. Laura's Valentine's Boutique Will Help Send Gold Star Students to College

Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation is deeply humbled by the generous contributions of our corporate sponsors and donors, such as Dr. Laura Schlessinger. In continued dedication to our cause Dr. Laura will be donating 100% of the sales of her personally-crafted and handmade jewelry from this year’s Valentine’s Day Boutique to Fallen Patriots.

Five New Years Resolutions You Should Have as a College Student

The beginning of a new year provides the opportunity to take a step back and reflect on the success of the past year as well as the growth of the year to come.  As Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation embarks on a new year, we are excited to make more college dreams a reality for those who have suffered the ultimate loss.

Student Spotlight: Courtney Montpetit

Two months before her ninth birthday, Courtney Montpetit’s father was killed in action in an accident in Iraq.  She believes her dad would be proud of her for graduating high school and continuing her education.

Thank You for Your Support in 2017

Thank you so much for supporting Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation this year! We are very grateful, and we will work hard to merit the trust you have placed in us.

Giving Tuesday

Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation hopes donors will cap a weekend of Thanksgiving and holiday cheer by celebrating and donating to our mission on #GivngTuesday. 

The Hall Family

Once Kelly died, planning for her children’s educations has been a struggle.  Knowing that there is an organization like Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation that provides financial support to the children of those who have lost a parent in the line of duty is an absolute blessing to her.

Guide to a College Visit

When children of the fallen are granted a college scholarship, they are taking the first step towards fulfilling their college dreams.

Pancakes With A Purpose

Pancakes With A Purpose

In honor of Veterans Day, Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation and IHOP® Restaurants are teaming up for the month of November to raise donations and awareness for children of the fallen.

Tips to Help Your College Student Succeed

Read advice from scholar parents about the transition from home to college, which can be exciting as well as daunting for both parents and college students.  The key is to be prepared for these changes. 

Day of the Deployed

Leading up to the National Day of the Deployed is a special time to honor all the brave men and women who have been deployed and are sacrificing, or have sacrificed, their lives to fight for our continued freedom.

Citi E for Education Benefits Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation

Citi’s e for Education campaign has contributed to the support of college fees for over 900 children of Fallen Patriots in the United States, and the campaign will help the growing demands on Fallen Patriots to ensure access to education by college-bound children who have lost a parent in the line of duty.

Never Forget September 11th

As we remember and commemorate the 16th anniversary of the 9-11 attacks, let’s stand together and pay tribute to those who paid the ultimate sacrifice on this day and the years following.